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CUASS00086 - Props Making Skill Set (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release) 16/Apr/2021

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Modification History



Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 5.0.


This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to make props.

Pathways Information

The units provide credit towards CUA20220 Certificate II in Creative Industries, CUA30420 Certificate III in Live Production and Technical Services, CUA40420 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services, CUA50420 Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services and other qualifications that allow for selection of these units.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Sets and staging for some performances or events may fall within the definition of construction work.If so, people entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the Model Code of Practice: Construction work (Safe Work Australia 2018). The unit ‘CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry’ fulfils this requirement.

Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm additional jurisdictional requirements.

Skill Set Requirements

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

CUAPRP201 Develop basic prop construction skills

CUAPRP412 Use casting and moulding techniques to make props

CUAPRP413 Make props using mixed media

CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals working, or planning to work, in the entertainment industry in areas where prop making is required.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services and CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Packages to meet industry requirements for training in prop making.